Books

Rereading Thrones: You Should Never Leave Winterfell

game of thrones

I started a A Song of Ice and Fire reread project because in my head for some reason I’m convinced if I take my time when I finish Dance of Dragons Martin will announce the long awaited Winds of Winter.

I know right?

Plus I just really wanted to reread the books. However rereading Thrones was a bit odd.

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Books

A Helpful Benefit Every Book in a Series Needs

Holy Sister

So I started Holy Sister yesterday and, besides the fact that I’m counting on loving it, the book starts off with what might be my favorite thing ever that should be included in all book series…

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Movies

My Top 7 Marvel Characters

Thor getting the Thunder

Endgame is coming!

And possibly a new Taylor Swift album but that’s a story for another post ­čÖé

So I thought I’d do my picks for Top 7 Marvel Characters. Why 7? Well I couldn’t narrow it down to five. I am basing this a lot on who I feel has had the best overall writing and story arcs throughout the series at least as much on who I just plain love.

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Books

You Can’t Fight Your Muse: The Raven’s Tale

the raven's tale

The Raven’s Tale

By: Cat Winters

Grade: A

Well my finishing an Arc (thanks Netgalley for providing) and getting a review up the day before it comes out is a nice change of pace. So I may have patted myself on the back a little bit.

Even better… I really enjoyed the book! Even if I thought Edgar Allen Poe’s Gothic muse should have been called Penny.

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Movies

The Rise of Skywalker & My Hope for a Strong Conclusion to the Saga

Daisy Ridley as Rey

I’ve been so busy waiting for Endgame and that It Chapter 2 Trailer I didn’t even realize we were getting Star Wars today. Of course my feelings about Star Wars have been mixed ┬árecently so that could also be the reason.

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Movies

The Other Side of the Bonnie and Clyde Story

bonnie and Clyde the highway men

The Highwaymen

Directed By: John Lee Hancock

The first I heard of this movie was from the descendants of the lawmen talking about how nice it was to see this story from their side. When I jumped over to Netflix for the preview that, and the cast, was good enough to get me watching something I otherwise might not have bothered with.

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Books

The Monster Books I want to Read & the Reasons I Haven’t Read Them Yet

Alison Sudol in Crimes of Grindelwald

Me: I think I’m finally going to read this…

Also Me: Don’t do it!

Nope!

It’s too big.

What if it’s boring and you go into a slump and you never wind up reading anything again? It could happen.

Me: But I think I’m ready and I really want to…

Also Me: No. No, you don’t. Trust us!

Even in this I’m occasionally my own worst enemy ­čÖé

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Books

This Would Make a Great Adventure Cruise

ship of smoke and steel

Ship of Smoke and Steel

By: Django Wexler

An enormous and seemingly impossible ship full of sacrifices. Commanded by an unseen Captain and a vicious crew. Guarded by “angels” who won’t let you leave once you board.

Action, violence, love and lust, betrayal and a fight for survival against a series of strange creatures including giant man-eating crabs.

I really think someone should get into the book tourism business because this would make a great cruise.

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Television

Thrones Theories: Predictions for the Final Season!

jon at the heart tree

One of the most fun things about the world of Westeros is the theorizing. And with the show coming to an end I thought I’d look at some of the most popular theories- where they fall in the show and what the show may say about their fates in the books.

This is all in good fun but I know people are particularly passionate about both the show and the books. So I will say my heart as always is with the book world. I still believe we will get Winds of Winter one day. So don’t burst that bubble please! ­čÖé

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Books

The Girls at 17 Swann Street: The Power of Support

the girls at 17 Swann street

The Girls at 17 Swann Street

By: Yara Zgheib

“The┬áchocolate went first, then the cheese, the fries and the ice cream…”

After years of anorexia and depression Anna, weighing just 88 pounds, seeks treatment at a group home.

This was a hard book to read because being in Anna’s head hits close to home but I also think it’s incredibly important.

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